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More about Lisa Miller and using sound to diagnose problems

A well-trained ear can provide the clues necessary to tell a trivial noise from an expensive malfunction. Lisa Miller is an instructor of automotive technology and physical science at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California (, where—among other skills—she teaches her students to diagnose car problems by listening.


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Lisa Miller is a mechanic and teacher who shows her auto shop students how to use their listening skills to fix cars.
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